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Jan 20, 2013 4:30pm PST
obama in some quarters is searing. hear how sean hannity greeted the obama victory in november -- >> america wanted barack obama for four more years, and now we have him. by the way, good luck with that. chris: that was a bit sarcastic. today as the president take the oath, the new nbc wall street poll traces a geographic divide. 60% of americans who live in cities say they like the president personally, and like his policies. in the suburbs 43% like him and his policies. but in rural areas it's just 27%. and that's what you see playing out in congress. also inside the poll 6-10 strong republicans dislike the president personally as well as his policies. joe, there's a deep groove of resistance out there, and i guess the question is, how does the first term look, when you look back on it, compared to how it's looking? >> he's going to drive them completely crazy, those 60% of hrps in this term. and the reason for it is that there's an enormous story that we're missing, and that is we have had two important votes in the last three weeks. one was on sandy, the other was on raisin
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
public swearing in and inaugural parade and witness the start of the second half of barack obama's historic presidency. we have full coverage of the second inauguration and we start with nbc's peter alexander across the street from the white house at lafayette park. peter, good evening. >> reporter: lester, good evening to you. the first family will watch that inaugural parade right behind us. this is pennsylvania avenue and that is the reviewing stand where they will sit. but before the festivities can begin, the president today had to take care of some constitutional business. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: the ceremony was as intimate as it was brief. inside the white house, joined by his immediate family, president obama was sworn in by justice john roberts, who after famously flubbing the words four years ago, this time read from a printed script. >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> that i will faithfully execute. >> -- the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: the presidenti
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
president obama and vice president biden took their oaths today. both then made a stop at the national building museum for the inaugural reception. first lady michelle obama and dr. jill biden spoke to the crowd, as well. the president said he wanted to save his good lines for tomorrow's inaugural address but made one comment about his wife. >> i love michelle obama. [ applause ] and to address the most significant event of this weekend, i love her bangs. >> he said he loves her bangs. the president went on to thank his supporters and said this weekend is not the celebration of a president but of the country and its future. we have team coverage on this inauguration eve. erica gonzalez is live tonight. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell is tracking tomorrow's forecast down to the hour. but we start with darcy spencer, live on the national mall. darcy, the big crowd comes tomorrow, but it's been busy tonight, too. >> reporter: it certainly has. if you're planning to come here tomorrow, be prepared to see a lot of this. this is the fencing that is all over the place that's going to he
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
barack obama's second term is already officially under way. steve handelsman is at the white house with the latest for us. >> reporter: good evening. here at the white house today, president obama smiled and said, i did it, as he ended his first term and officially began his second. just before noon in the blue room, president obama was sworn in for term number two by supreme court chief justice john roberts. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear, to preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >> a hug from michelle. malia, 14, and sasha, 11, who joked, you didn't mess up. neither did the chief justice who used notes after his famous flub in 2009. >> thank you, everybody. >> vice president biden was sworn in by justice sonia sotomayor. >> repeat after me. >> reporter: tomorrow's ceremonial swearing in is at the capitol. stand-ins, helping set camera angles today. pennsylvania avenue is set for the inaugural parade, delayed like the capitol ceremony, because they're nev
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
on capitol hill today. president obama will become only the 17th president to deliver a second inaugural address before leading the traditional parade up pennsylvania avenue to the white house. for more, let's turn things over to "today in the bay's" danielle lee live in washington d.c. now, danielle, set the scene for us. what's the energy like out there. seems pretty exciting. >> reporter: marla, it's very exciting. it was just a couple minutes ago i heard people chanting obama. there is a steady stream of people coming onto the national mall right now. hundreds of thousands already here really people wall to wall in the national mall for several blocks just to give you an idea. many of them are chatting amongst themselves. there are large screens all along the national mall. those right now are airing videos and different inspirational music and so people are watching those. they will be airing the inauguration live as it happens and that will give everyone no matter where you stand along the national mall an up close picture of president obama taking the oath of office set
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> a new term begins for president barack obama officially sworn in. big crowds already descending on the national mall for the build yn hupp to tomorrow's public ceremony and parade. good evening. i'm jim rosenfield. it's been a busy day in and around washington. rehearsals on the inauguration stage and parade preparations leading to gridlock downtown. more streets will be closed tomorrow, but crews blocked off pennsylvania avenue this morning to get ready for the inaugural parade. vice president joe biden took his official oath of office from supreme court justice sonia sotomayor at the naval observatory. soon after that he and the president laid a wreath at arlington national cemetery, and then at noon in the white house president obama received the official oath of office from chief justice john roberts, which the constitution requires on january 20th. we have team coverage of this inauguration sunday. darcy spencer is downtown where metro has seen double the typical sunday ridership. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell tracking the inauguration day forecas
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
>>> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack husseen obama do solemn any swear. that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. >> the office of the president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability, preserve , protext and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> so help me god. congratulations, mr. president. [ applause ] >> dana: good evening. thank you for joining us on this special day. hours ago on the steps of u.s. capitol, president obama took the oath of office for the second time as his wife michelle and his lovely daughters looked on. a beautiful brisk day in the nation's capitol and hundreds of thousands were there to watch the historic moment, which happened to fall on the day we remember, martin luther king junior. here is part of his speech. >> what binds this nation together is not the colors of our skin or the tenets of our faith, or the origins of our names. what makes us exceptionalbe, and what makes us american, is our allegiance to our idea articulated i
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 7:30am PST
on cbs 5. remember that. >>> meanwhile, big time in washington, d.c. as president barack obama officially begins his second term. and he is going to be sworn in just before 9:00 a.m. pacific time today. the public swearing in is tomorrow. >> according to a new york times poll, he heads into the second term with an approval rating of 51%. 10 months ago, it was 41%, the lowest of his presidency. the highest rating was 68% in april of 2009. and about 90 minute, he will take the oath of office for his second term. it's going to happen in front of a small gathering at the white house blue room. and tomorrow, the swearing in will be reenacted outdoors. we are in washington, d.c. with more on what's ahead. >> reporter: with the national day of service behind us, preparations are underway for here in washington, d.c. for the official swearing in. president barack obama's official swearing in will happen today as wills have biden's. both ceremonies will be small and private. by law, they have to happen on january 20th. and that means that the inau
KRON
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
that believe that president obama's plan is the correct thing to do right now. >> the president and the vice president have proposedregister, to keep violee out of our schools. i would think the people on the other side of the parking lot would agree with those rules. >> if there were measures out there that would minimize these things let's do it. but getting rid of guns and infringing on peoples 2nd amendment rights punishing the constitutional rights of millions of law abiding citizens because of a few crazy madmen who do horrible, horrible things that doesn't seem right to me or really anybody else here. >> reporter: if one thing was clear it was that this country's dialoge on guns was far from being resolved. >> do it for your kids, do it for your grandkids. god bless you and thank you very much. >> reporter: in pacifica jeff pierce kron four news. >> meanwhile, thousands of gun supporters gathered across the u-s to rally against stricter limits on firearms. this is video of supporters rallying in the illinois capitol today. the demonstration was organized by a group calling itself "gun
KRON
Jan 19, 2013 8:00pm PST
of the gathering in silent opposition. >> some of us are gun owners that believe that president obama's plan is the correct thing to do right now. >> the president and the vice president have proposed reasonable rules to register, to keep violence out of our schools. i would think the people on the other side of the parking lot would agree with those rules. >> if there were measures out there that would minimize these things let's do it. but getting rid of guns and infringing on peoples 2nd amendment rights punishing the constitutional rights of millions of law abiding citizens because of a few crazy madmen who do horrible, horrible things that doesn't seem right to me or really anybody else here. >> reporter: if one thing was clear it was that this country's dialoge on guns was far from being resolved. >> do it for your kids, do it for your grandkids. god bless you and thank you very much. >> reporter: in pacifica jeff pierce kron four news. >> those in pacifica were just part of the thousands of gun supporters gathered across the u-s to rally *against stricter limits on firearms. this is
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
tomorrow night. >>> last-minute preparations are under way for president obama's inauguration. the national mall is being transformed into america's stage. this is where president obama will take the oath of office for monday's public ceremony. the presidential viewing stand is up and authorities are securing the parade routes. more than 800,000 are expected to attend and the secret service is promising better crowd management this time around. the last time there were about 2 million people there. the president is busy writing his speech. >> yellow pads filled with writing of late. >> i don't think he should turn this into a partisan speech. he helps himself when he holds the high ground. >> here's history for you. the 20th amendment moves the date of the inauguration from what used to be in march to noon on the 20th day of january. that's why president obama and vice president joe biden will take their oaths privately on sunday. sunday the 20th. they'll take their public oaths on monday. >>> a handful of lucky students will attend the inauguration. students from the youth video corps at t
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am PST
of the presidential inauguration, president obama has already taken the official oath of office. he was required to do so by sunday night. his first oath was a quiet affair at the white house. today's ceremony will be anything but quiet. more than 800,000 people are expected to attend. here's nbc's tracie potts with more. >> reporter: president obama takes the oath today. >> the last one was fast. >> reporter: they are pulling up temporary plastic this morning as hundreds of thousands witness the second inauguration of america's first black president. >> it means a whole lot. it's something that i never fathomed. >> reporter: despite budget battles and tough approval ratings, president obama still holds star power here. many traveled hundreds of miles just to get a glimpse. >> he leaned forward and when i saw him directly it made me happy. >> reporter: the president had some advice for those standing hours in the cold today. >> make sure to bundle up. it won't be as cold as it was four years ago. >> reporter: here's a taste of what you'll see today. eight parade floats honoring the first and second fa
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
. the public swearing in of president barack obama. the oath of office was administered today privately but the public event will draw hundreds of thousands to the national mall. we go to washington, d.c. tonight with events that attracted people from here in the bay area, christen? >> reporter: that is right. we already know this inauguration will be nowhere on the scale of the 1 in 2009. we are hearing that the crowd will be estimated at about 700,000. smaller than it was. the mall crowded with gates and security checkpoints as they prepare to make history again. >> reporter: president barack obama wrapped up the first day of his second term at a candlelight sell is pwraeugz in washington. >> after we celebrate let's make sure to work as hard as we can to pass on an america that is worthy not only of our past but of our future. >> reporter: just before noon president barack obama took the oath of office at the white house. >> reporter: the chief justice led the official swearing in. >> the constitution of the united states. >> reporter: it was
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
this morning our time. that's when barack obama officially starts his second term. washington is already in a party mode. abc's mr. bradley joins us live from the mall in washington, d.c. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. you are right, the party is already underway across town. here on the national mall where the inaugural ceremony and parade will begin tomorrow, they are expecting a crowd larger than both president bush and clinton got for their second inaugural. >> president barack obama takes the oath today but the public ceremony is tomorrow before hundreds of houses on the national mall. for that ceremony the president will place his hands on bibles tharpe once used by abraham lincoln and dr. martin luther king jr. en august gal activities kicked off with a bang. kids had an inaugural beautiful their own with performances by usher, members of the cast of glee and katie perry. yesterday was also a national day of service. the obama's joined americans across the country in control tier. >> everybody here, adults to children, understand the importance of giving back. >> final pr
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >>> i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear, that i will execute the office of president to the united states faithfully. >> that i will execute -- >> faithfully the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states safely. >> and will to the best of my ability -- >> it was a moment for the history books. president obama gets set to take his second oath of office. there is a national day of service. a private and a public swearing in followed by a parade and inauguration ball. as steve handelsman tells us there's a more serious undertone for this inauguration. >> reporter: washington is almost ready. massive security, barriers going into place, bleachers along pennsylvania avenue for monday's inaugural parade. and the presidential viewing stand bulletproof rebuilt every four years. but since a huge crowd full of hope saw the first obama swearing in, america has lowered its expectation. only 35% in the nbc news/"wall street journal" poll says the country is heading in the right direction. and pres
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: or talk about martin luther king. mr.bam made history uttering a three letter word never spoken in an inaugural address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated fairly under the law. >> reporter: he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics. >> reporter: people who waited for hours embraced the harsher tone, the smaller crowd of 700, 000. anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point of the inauguration rich with history and four years later, hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be a part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol steps today, mr. obama took one last look over the gigantic spectacle and said, i will never see this again. >>> a group of east bay students made it to washington, d.c. for the inauguration but getting there was not easy. for half of the 46 students from claremont middle school, it was their first trip out of lake
FOX
Jan 20, 2013 6:30pm EST
. president obama's second term officially began today at noon. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> mr. obama took his oath of office in a simple white house ceremony surrounded by the first lady and his two daughters. he was sworn in by chief justice john roberts. vice president joe biden was sworn in today. the ceremony was held at the naval on virginia tower. >> the 20th amendment of the constitution requires the inauguration to be held on june the 20th at noon. they will be pucklily sworn in tomorrow with the pomp and circumstance. the district is the place to be. hundreds of thousands of people are descending on dc to witness history and be matter of the celebration. you can feel the excitement. audrey barnes is there live tonight. it's crowded their still tonight? >> reporter: there is a lot of people still out enjoying the night life in d.c., laura. visitors couldn't have had a better day to get out and enjoy the city before they are enjoyed tomorrow by 500 to 700,000 of their closest friends for the official swearing in ceremony at 11:30. people from all over are here in
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
president to take the oath of office. it must happen by 9:00 this morning our time for barack obama to officially start his second term. washington is already abuzz. they are in the party mode. abc is joining us live from the mall in washington d.c. good morning. >> good morning to you, carolyn. you showed it a short time ago that there is a lot going on. president obama and the vice president over at arlington national cemetery. before that the vice president officially took the oath of office at the naval observatory. here on the national mall they are expecting a huge crowd tomorrow. crowds actually larger than both presidents bush and clinton got for their second inaugural. >> president obama takes the oath of office today but the public swearing in is tomorrow before thousands on the national mall. he will place his hands on bibles once used by abraham lincoln and dr. martin luther king. >> i do swear. >> jobessen was sworn in this morning. inaugural festivities kicked off yesterday with a bang. kids had an inaugural ball of their own with performances by usher, members of the
CBS
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
are in high gear for monday's inauguration of president obama for his second term. at the same time people are marking dr. martin luther king's birthday with a day of service. cbs reporter randall pinkston is live in washington now with more on everything going on, a busy day there, randall. >> reporter: quite a bit going on here today, indeed. there are preparations we can see, of course, all the rises that have been set up on the grounds of the capitol and along the parade route. the fences that have been put in place to make sure that everything could be secure. and of course the preparations, we can't see. all the law enforcement officers are making sure that everyone will be safe. but today the focus, it is on a day of service as a part of the inaugural weekend. >>> construction crews are working around the clock to prepare their capital for the second inauguration of president barack obama. it is a once in every four years job boom for the d.c. area contractors. >> yes, we have almost every skill under this roof. carpenters, the cabinetmakers,
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
died in exchange for the freedom of two prominent terror suspects behind bars in the u.s. the obama administration rejected that offer. >>> at least one person is dead from an earthquake that hit western indonesia this morning, it was a magnitude 6 on the northern tip of the island of sumatra. a 9-year-old girl was found dead in the ruins of her home. several other people are hurt and power was knocked out. there was no tsunami from that quake. >>> bay area headlines now, piedmont police are searching for suspects in two violent home invasion robberies less than an hour apart. the two robberies were on opposite sides of piedmont but the same group of armed men may have been responsible. no one was seriously injured. >>> a community meeting is planned this evening to discuss the closure of a fire station in walnut creek. the contra costa county fire protection district is scrambling to cut costs and the shutdown of station 4 is part of the plan. meeting begins at 7:00 at walnut heights elementary school in walnut creek. >>> 6:11. a surfer in a tou
KRON
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
last week. today is the national holiday in king's memory. when president obama takes his public oath of office in a few hours, he will use a bible that belonged to king. and in case you're wondering what's closed today. federal and state courts are closed. as are city and county offices. banks and post offices are closed. there is no mail delivery today. as for public transit.bart and muni are operating on a saturday schedule there is weekend service for golden gate transit ferries and a-c transit buses. however, samtrans and caltrain are operating on regular weekday schedule. and in san francisco.parking meters are enforced. >> the dream catcher-the dream lighter-787, still wondering of the fire that could have caused from a battery. they could still be problems with wiring or other internal electrical components. and alsoa commuter plane skids off the runway at newark liberty airport. here you see the united airlines express plane flanked by emergency crews. 13 people were on board when the plane made a rough landing last night. several of the rear tires blew out on impact, causing
KRON
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
happened there. >> president obama being sworn into office this morning in a private ceremony. we'll tell you what else is in store come inauguration >> and the wait is almost over. as the 49ers take on the falcons today. bay area fans are ready. we'll have a live report from atlanta. for joining us. we'll have more on the top stories in just a moment, but first let's get a check of your forecast with janu. >> good morning, you are absolutely right. we can see another beautiful day but it is chilly with areas of the north bay it dealing with fog. however, for this evening clear and cool. taking a look at current conditions freezing. napa. 29 from the 11th consecutive morning so freezing temperatures in the inland areas. 20's in pleasanton. let us take a look at where those temperatures are headed on this beautiful day. if you are going to go to the los gatos areas, 60s. and also, 66 degrees expected in santa rosa. your full forecast, coming up. for now, let us cugo back over to marty. marty obama will take the official oath of office. it's a private ceremony being held at the white house.
KRON
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> i, barack hussein obama. >> pam: president obama begins his second term on a different note from his first. >> my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it, so long as we seize it together. >> pam: a partisan and populist inaugural address lays out his agenda for dealing with climate change, immigration reform, gun control and gay rights. ahead. but first, the president spoke directly to the american people today -- giving us a glimpse into the next four years. catherine heenan is here with more on his inauguration speech. catherine? >> catherine: it lasted only 18 minutes. and depending on who you talk to.the speech is being described as either rousing and inspiring. or overly partisan and aggressive. president obama was clearly giving us a preview of an ambitious second term agenda. touching on everything from medicare and global warming - to same sex marriage. >> our journey is not complete until wives, daughters, mothers can have equal wages among their others. our journey is not complete until brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else against the
KICU
Jan 20, 2013 11:30pm PST
tab. >>> president obama officially began his second term of office today and thanked supporters here tonight at a reception. >> all of you here understood and were committed to the basic notion that when we put our shoulders to the wheel of history it moves. it moves. >> reporter: tomorrow mr. obama will be sworn in during a public ceremony. he'll give his inaugural speech then take part in a parade and series of inaugural parties and balls. here's a live look at the white house tonight. tori campbell has more on how mr. obama won a spot in history. >> that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: the president is officially in his second term now. he was sworn in in the blue room of the white house with chief justice john roberts doing the honor. and you can bet that chief roberts said the words carefully. four years ago he said the oath wrong. so president obama is the first to have been sworn four times. this morning, joe biden was sworn in by sotomayor. then there was the wreath laying ceremony. and the first couple also attended the ep
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
's capital. it's inauguration day. president obama actually officially took the oath yesterday as is mandated in the contusion. h his family was with him. today's ceremony will be much grander than yesterday with about 800,000 people expected to attend. "today in the bay's" danielle lee is live in washington right now. obviously that was a private ceremony yesterday. what are some of the other main differences between today's oath and yesterday's? >> reporter: well, the size is probably the biggest difference and the one you'll noticed compared to where i'm standing on the national mall. there are tens of thousands of people out here for the public ceremony. the president is going to take the oath of office just before noon but they are already out here dressed warm trying to get the best possible position to participate in this historic moment. you may be able to hear music playing along the national mall are big screens to help people get as close a look as possible at the president taking that oath of office and you can really feel the energy out here. we are expecting up to 800,000 people
KRON
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
a total of 320 flights including 51 international flights. >> after a celebration, president obama will wake up with many challenges to face in his second term if. >> story done and has a book--look at the past few days and what's next tory unnan. >> president obama took the oath of office not once because the inauguration fell on a sunday. >> the president and first lady walked upright rows along pennsylvania avenue and getting out of the car more than once. >> michelle obama wore a long red gown to the an inaugural ball. >> ♪ she chose the same designer w designero whojason woo. >> we must act knowing that our work will be on perfect. we must act knowing today's victories will be only partial. >> at least for one day some hope that his second term will be different for those of you who feel disappointed for the first term. >> debate on capitol hill continues over the national debt crisis. and what to do about national gun-control laws. >> we will see how that plays out. >> we will take a quick break. it is 4:07. >> a look at the san mateo bridge. restructuring, pension and supe
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
of president barack obama, this has been an abc news inauguration of president barack >> good morning, everyone, thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start things out with a quick first look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> half moon bay, 60 and near 30 up in the north bay valleys. that gives you an idea of the wide range of temperatures as you head out this morning. beautiful sunny conditions, and once again, we are looking at numbers milder in the city. it looks like our little dry spell is going to linger through the rest of the weekend and the early part of the work week. so you can expect numbers in the low to mid-60s and even a few upper 60s to near 70 along the central coast. we do have an end in sight to our dry spell. it includes cooler temperatures and some rain. we will show you that in just a little bit. carolyn. >> lisa, thank you. 49er fans are excited about today's championship game against the atlanta falcons. for those who cannot make it to the georgia dome, there are plenty of places to watch the game and cheer on the team right here in the bay a
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
see in the crowds there, president obama is just arriving. he looks pretty happy, shaking some hands, making people happy there. the president and vice president are both scheduled to speak tonight at the event of the national building museum in washington, d.c. the day began with the official swearing in ceremony. maybe that's why he looks so relieved and the crowds are already gathering for tomorrow's public inauguration at the capitol. steve handelsman is at the white house. even though this event won't be nearly as big as four years ago, about 4 million people are expected? >> reporter: nearly 800,000. of course, barack obama's in a good mood. not only won reelection, he never has to run for reelection, or for anything in this country. where doing that is so tough. gives his inaugural address tomorrow. tonight the president said i'm not going to talk much. he said there are a limited of amount of good lines. i don't want to use them up. he's in a good mood here at the white house today at midday as he finished his first term and started his second. just before noon, in the blue r
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
took notes. tomorrow, president obama will tie a record, taking the oath for the fourth time. there was a flubbed one four years ago, a redo the next day. today's official oath required by the constitution to be done before noon on january 20th and the ceremonial one tomorrow before his inaugural speech. as many oaths since fdr, he was elected four times. the challenge for president obama this time is to recapture the energy and enthusiasm of four years ago when a record 1.8 million people descended on washington to witness the history-making swearing-in of the nation's first african american president. nobody expects a crowd that big again. this time, the president will have his hand on two bibles. abraham lincoln's and martin luther king's. in a video released by the white house, the president explained why. >> letting them know there's a connection between me being here and the sacrifices of those in the past, which i think is entirely fitting. >> the man who ran obama's re-election campaign says the president will use his big speech tomorrow, in part, to reach out to some
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
obama will take the oath with his hand on the same bible president lincoln used. it is a momentous occasion, not just for the president, but also for nbc bay area larry gerston who is live in washington, d.c., for the festivities. larry looking very presidential with the back drop behind you, my friend. >> it's hard not to, kris. you get in this room with the capitol behind you, and it's absolutely a fabulous scene. it's very unusual, every four years, this country takes a holiday from politics in washington, and believe me, it's only this weekend. and at this time, people come together, thinking about the future, they're organizing themselves around the presidency and all the things that that institution and office means to this country. this is, by the way, the 57th inauguration. the first was done by president washington in new york, actually. and this is actually the 16th time that a president has been reelected, gone on to a second term. so in that sense, we saw this recently with reagan, h.w. bush, and clinton. but really, it's unusual in that sense, even though we had the fe
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
, no delays all the way out towards sunnyvale. back to you. ♪ let's stay together♪ >> president obama and the first lady, michelle, dancing last night at one of the inaugural balls. jennifer hudson doing her version of the al green classic, "let's stay together." of course the president did a little crooning. >> the first lady was beautiful. >> beautiful red gown. >>> but the party is over, back to business today for the president after a full day of inauguration festivities. >> cbs 5 reporter kristin ayers has highlights of the president's address and reaction from some bay area people who were in washington to witness it. >> reporter: they started gathering at dawn, streets outside washington's national mall filled with people huddled in the cold, the crowds growing as the morning wore on. >> i just keep looking back, and seeing people as far as i can see. it's kind of unbelievable. >> reporter: they came wanting to witness history. >> i love my president! i love barack obama. >> it's an opportunity to see history, to be part of it. to feel it,
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
's capitol. tonight michelle obama and her children rocked out at the kids' inaugural concert. the president will take the official oath of office tomorrow and festivities continue through monday. here's a preview. reporter: hundreds of thousands have packed the national mall on monday, eager to witness in person the second inauguration of president obama. but they're not quite partying like it's 2009. four years ago, record 1.8 million people gathered to see the swearing in of the first african-american president this year officials estimate 600,000 to 800,000 will be on hand. more than the crowds for george w. bush's inauguration but a far cry from 2009. there will still be star power, beyoncÉ and james taylor will take part in the ceremony. the mood on the mall will be different, and the president's speech likely to reflect that. like the nation is not teetering on the brink like it was in 2009, it's still struggling with high unemployment, and voters republic -- voters' lack of confidence in washington. >> we will have a good year if we make sound investments and as long as washington p
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 2:00am PST
. tonight michelle obama and her children rocked out at the kids' inaugural concert. the president will take the official oath of office tomorrow and festivities continue through monday. here's a preview. reporter: hundreds of thousands have packed the national mall on monday, eager to witness in person the second inauguration of president obama. but they're not quite partying like it's 2009. four years ago, record 1.8 million people gathered to see the swearing in of the first african-american president this year officials estimate 600,000 to 800,000 will be on hand. more than the crowds for george w. bush's inauguration but a far cry from 2009. there will still be star power, beyoncÉ and james taylor will take part in the ceremony. the mood on the mall will be different, and the president's speech likely to reflect that. like the nation is not teetering on the brink like it was in 2009, it's still struggling with high unemployment, and voters republic -- voters' lack of confidence in washington. >> we will have a good year if we make sound investments and as long as washington politics do
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
celebrating with a special toast. >> president obama paid tribute to the man birthday we're celebrating today. and they paused before this bust of the civil rights leader. the president said this was the first time he'd noticed the king bust among artifacts there and said it was a privilege to use the bible of the civil rights leader in his swearing in ceremony. >> the 24th annual martin luther king junior paradex÷(f held this morning this, is the oldest tribute to king in the east bay. the parade ended with a rally. >> people in san jose honored the late civil rights leader by hopping aboard the annual freedom train. this train ended in san francisco, coming up at 4:55 we'll have a report on other events around san francisco honoring dr. king. >> check out this video shot hours ago by sky 7 hd. that is a surfer near the cliff house. >> strong rip currents caused the surfer to lose his bearings. the coast guard first thought of air lifting him but then decided on a different approach. they told the surfer to jump into the water and jim against crashing waves to rescuers. >> shouldn't have b
KRON
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
from a couple thousand to 800,000 people in the lawn there. president obama took the oath of office yesterday as did the vice president. constitution mandates that the president start his term on january 20 which fell on a sunday. that's why they did that. the public inauguration will happen the next day which is today, martin luther king jr. holiday. the nation is abuzz. the public oath will happen at 8:30 our time. i don't think he'll put his hand on the bible until 8:55 or something like that. it's one of the most highly anticipated moments, the speech. what will he say during his inaugural address? we'll see. >> we'll talk about that right now with our political analyst. he's here ahead of the big moment. hi, michael. >> good morning. >> we already saw the actual oath yesterday. >> this is the seventh time that an inauguration that fell on a sunday will be honored on a monday. it's because the reason why the courts are closed on sundays. they decided to not make federal workers work on a weekend. we'll make them work on monday. >> today is a holiday. >> they're still working. fo
FOX
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
president obama will be sworn in, next. >>> this is ktvu, "mornings on 2". >> good morning, an welcomes to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, january 20th. >> i am maureen naylor. claudine is off today. >>> here is rosemary. >>> another beautiful day. just like yesterday. it is cool if you are around the bay. cold, if you are inland. even freezing. our afternoon will be another dry day. quiet, we do have a high surf advisory that will continue in the afternoon. we will have details on this and i will have the numbers expected for today, coming up. >>> president obama embarks on his second term. he will take the oath of office at an intimate ceremony. tori campbell is in washington to take care of the inauguration. tori, good morning, to you. >> reporter: good morning. there are few politicians and supporters on the plane. i sat next to senator majority leader. and there was a supporter for obama passing out buttons like these to everyone who is on the plane. things are already getting underway this morning. the first event was joe biden, who was just sworn in at the naval observatory by jus
CW
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
joseph r. biden jr. so solemnly swear. >> reporter: president obama joe biden was sworn in today by sonya society meyer -- sonya sotomayor. this ceremony was small and private. both being sworn in on the steps. covering all the knowledge for you with chris chris. >> that's right. we're just hours away and thousands of security officers will be out waiting to welcome about 700,000 people expected to cram the mall watching president obama make history the second time around. president obama wrapped up his second term in washington. >> after we celebrate. let's make sure we work as hard as we can to pass on an america. also in our feature future. >> the institution of the united states -- the constitution of the united states. >> it was over in less than a minute. they require the swearing in on the 20th of january because the day where they will do it again for the public. on the national mall, security is set along with miles of sensing. >> you can see the preparations here on the national mall and here behind me, they will be having that happen for the inaugural ceremony. >> reporter: the
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden attending another inauguration tradition just a few hours from right now at 7:30 this morning they'll take part in a national prayer service. religious leaders from across the country delivering readings, blessings and hymns as they pray for leaders across the nation. the national prayer service dates back to george washington's presidency. >>> no rest for the weary for him. >> the party keeps on going. >>> better pinch those pennies. that two buck check will cost you more. we'll tell you how much. >> plus a very unusual proposal. the ivy league professor looking for a volunteer to have a knbab. >> a tough drive on traffic tuesday. already looking busy for east shore freeway. we'll show you the south bay coming up. >>> welcome back, everybody, on a tuesday morning. live look at the golden gate bridge. flashing lights there and moving cones to begin opening lanes for the morning commute because people start going to work around this hour. some smooth sailing out there currently. we'll keep you posted with mike inouye talking about your roads. it's
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> ama: president obama has officially begun his second term, taking the oath of office to serve the country for another four years. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i will faithfully execute. >> i will faithty cite. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability... >> the president took the oath in a private ceremony in the white house, required to take place on this day under the constitution. tomorrow he'll do it again in a public ceremony on the national mall. final preparations are underway for the big public oath. the parade, and two inaugural balls. a member of the presidential inaugural committee says it can be daunting job. >> you want to make sure everything is as perfect as we can make it. >> ama: the inaugural festivities kicked off yesterday. the kid held an inaugural ball of their own with performances by usher, members of the cast of glee and katy perry. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of "good morning america"
KOFY
Jan 18, 2013 9:00pm PST
obama second term. you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. at&t. >> tension rise between 2 family on opposite sides of a vigilant justice murder case in san jose. faced off in court today. as david was there. >> the riccardo appeared briefly in court where he's facing charges of shooting and killing someone suspected of being responsible for a series of auto break-ins at summer breeze apartments. hernandez worked there as custody an and handy man. victim 30-year-old christopher. he was trying to hold him for police. the family and friends consider him a hero for helping to stop a crime wave. they said police response is slow and apartment complex didn'
KOFY
Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
. tomorrow me delivers the inaugural address. >> i barack obama did solemnly swear. >> it was an intimate setting for his swearing in. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> surrounded by his family, he officially begin his second term. >> i did it. >> it was a far cry from the event in 2009 when 1.8 million people packed the national mall. first african-american president to take office. they are still enthusiastic but the hope of four years ago has been tempered by challenges the nation is facing. a stubborn economy and voters lack of confidence in washington that is mired in partisan dysfunction. senior officials said the address tomorrow will lay out his vision for the next four years. >> he is going to say our political system does not require all of our differences or settle disputes, but it is imperative that our leaders try to see common ground when it can and should exist. >> it stretched out over the long weekend. biden kicked off ahead of obama. he was sworn in by supreme court justice sotoma
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
of a fire in a lithium battery. >>> the obama administration has announced plans to sell its ownership stake in general motors. the government put $50 million into gm and chrysler. the plans to start selling its remaining shares over the past year or so. the selling price of the shares will determine if u.s. taxpayers take a loss on the bail out. >>> he's packing his bags, why this bay area 15-year-old was picked to attend monday's presidential inauguration. but first -- >> we all engage in some degree of deception and lying in order to get along. >> from professional athletes to every day joes, we ask why lying is just human nature for some. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> lance arms
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
will watch that tomorrow. right now, clear skies. the airport >> barack obama took the official close of office. the public swearing-in takes place tomorrow followed by the inaugural address and a parade down pennsylvania avenue. >> the parties are already in full swing. >> there are days to celebrate obama's term as 42nd president. we are right here at national harbor. in the nation's capital, it is one big party. this is one of the big tickets. is one of six dozen different galas and balls being thrown to celebrate the 57th presidential inaugurations. some inaugural advice for the rookies. >> it is always cold. have a good time. >> followed the protocol black tie. elegance party dress. >> eat before you come. then you come party all night and have fun. >> we found every brown at one of the two hot spots. the other star of the show, a towering custom cake from charm city cakes. >> it is the maryland convention and it is the maryland cake. >> hundreds of marylanders having a ball. >> at is the idea of having to america for a common purpose and a common good. that is something to celeb
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
: nancy, thanks. president obama is about to begin his second term and security for the inaugural ceremonies on monday will, of course, be extremely tight. uniform police will be everywhere, but we asked john miller to tell us about the security operations that you won't see. >> i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: during president obama's first inauguration there was a threat taken so seriously that counterterrorism agents seemed to be everywhere in the crowd of two million. in east africa, people were taken into custody and given lie detector tests by the f.b.i. in tend, the tip turned out to be wrong but it gave a young administration on its very first day a picture of what can go on behind the scenes of a major event. for this inauguration, some of the security is meant to be obvious: the coast guard will shut down the potomac river, but some of the security is meant to be nearly invisible. at union station who two men who could have been waiting for a train were actually d.h.s. behavioral detection officers who blend in with the crowd. trained to look for
KRON
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
a high speed rail. >> still ahead on kron 4 news president obama is going to take the oath of office before hundreds of thousands. this is a large one there is a live look of a washington [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >> 6:24. as we see the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza temperatures on the cool side. warming to the mid-60s later this afternoon and we do have the possibility of rainfall. erica will update our forecast, coming up. >> barbara walters took a tumble she fell on a staff and she cut her forehead. they say that she is alert and telling everybody what to do. she was kept for observation. >> if you plan on going to go to the 40 super bowl. tickets i just checked t
NBC
Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
talks are under way. president obama warns the dire consequences if congress fails to raise our borrowing limits. in tonight's reality check, sam brock explains why most people should just take a deep breath. sam? >> raj, it would be therapeutic if nothing else. there is certainly little refuting the failure to raise the debt ceiling would send shock waves through the economy both national and global. that being said, president obama only fanned the flames today painting a picture of government catastrophe based on the facts seems a bit trumped up. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states. >> reporter: in the first press conference of his second term, president obama wasted little time scaring the day lights out of millions of americans who rely on government paychecks for one service or another, of the consequences of a u.s. default. >> may not be able to pay our troops or honor our contracts with small business owners. food inspectors, air traffic controllers, specialists who track down nuclear materials wouldn't get their paychecks. >> reporter: the preside
NBC
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
recommendations on gun control to president obama tomorrow. he met with house members about ways to reduce gun violence, meanwhile the nra said that they will lobby hard to have congress block any new laws that will ban assault rifles. >> the president said he reserved the right to exercise annex active order to get new gun laws on the books. it's his last press conference of his first administration. the main topic was the looming fight over the debt ceiling saying that america is not a dead beat nation. mr. obama installed that he is not willing to negotiate when it's coming to raising the ceiling. if it's not raised, social security checks and benefits for veterans could be delayed. it could be harder to pay your bills now than it was a month ago. that is because uncle sam is taking an extra 2% out of everyone's check for social security. for most people in the bay area, that is about $80 a month or $1,000 a year. >> scott? >> we will do it with the help of mobile apps. now, step one if you have a mobile device. try to avoid the temptation to upgrade. there you saved your 80 dollars a month
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> president obama will take the oath of office for a second time tomorrow, but because of the date, which is a sunday, all the pomp and circumstance moves to monday. as finishing touches go on floats, the capitol is in security lockdown. the second go-round won't be as grabbed as the first. three years ago 1.8 million people filled the mall. four years ago nearly every one of the 29,000 hotel rooms in the area were booked. nearly 7,000 rooms are available today. anita mcbride, former assistant to george w. bush, says there's still a lot of excitement. >> the moment of the first african-american president, and it was new. for everyone. but there still is a level of excitement despite the numbers. >> ama: for the first time there's an official app for the inauguration, the committee released an app called inauguration 2013. >>> our coverage of the inauguration begins monday at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition "good morning america", and we'll have live streaming coverage at #k 30 monday morning. >> the first family takes part in a new inauguration tradition. that story is up next. >>> and t
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
such as gun ownership, today president obama unveiled a sweeping package of measures including a bab of assault rifle. >> the price of a "two buck chuck" is no longer two bucks. the day raised the price from 1.99 to 2.49. the famous week was introduced in 2002. the prices vary from state to state but stayed at two bucks in california for years. trader joe's had to raise the price because of increased cost. >> we have all heard of rude waiters. one waiter explains why he was rude for a good cause. >> how people are helping out in the bay area on this national day of service. >> on the eve of the nfc title game. we'll hear from mike shumann. and gm brian saban, brutally honest about brian wilson's chance office >> today is the national day of service, a time to give back to the community and part of president obama's inauguration weekend in daly city that spirit of giving back was seen at a 36 unit complex on mission street, being built by habitat for humanity. more than 100 people turned out to help paint and shovel. >> many people today chose to give service by giving blood. the bloo
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
legend and talk hollywood, guns, and obama's road ahead. >> what would you like to see him do in this second four years? >>> we're slope side in park city, utah. city, utah. "newsroom" begins now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>>and good morning, thank you so much for joining us, i'm carol costello. today lance armstrong makes up in a new world, long endured by millions of americans who had no interest in bicycling before he rewrote the record books. armstrong faces a public that realizes he was a fraud, that he was lying to us all along. >> yes or no, did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> yes or no, was one of those banned substances epo? >> yes. >> did you ever blood dope or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> did you ever use any other banned substances, like, testosterone, cortizone, or human growth hormone? >> yes. >> yes or no, in all seven of your tour de france victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope? >> yes. >> in your opinion, was it humanly possible to win
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